Preparing you're skin well before a tan will help you achieve a long lasting even tan.
Exfoliate your skin well. Using a PH balanced exfoliator. Ideally this should be done the day before your tan, not the day of. Your skin still needs some dead skin cells to develop in. Spray tans are not a stain.
Fact: Tan develops in dead skin cells and if
you have a build up area of dead skin
cells this can cause patchiness in the
form of dark areas. (elbows & knees)
Tip: If you have experienced tans in the past
that have not developed properly on
your chest area, this can be because of the shampoo and conditioners you are
using, they can leave a residue in this
are, so be sure to focus on these areas
when your exfoliate.
Tip: If you wear the long lasting deodorants
on the market, then it's a good idea to
focus on this area to when you
2. Make sure you have shaved or waxed any body parts two days before your tan.
so that there is no residue left from wax
to stop development of tan.
Tip: If your second or third tan is much
patchier then the first, it is usually
because you're PH levels in your skin
are off and you will need to balance
Spray Tans do not change, our skin does.
Recommendation: Brides should book their tan two to three days prior to wedding day, to ensure all bronzer is washed off prior to wedding. We think Tans are
best on their third day.
500 Terry Francois Street,
San Francisco, CA 94158
day of tan
On the day of your tan allow 15 mins to park.
Prepare your skin by not wearing any moisturiser.
(this is a barrier and can stop your tan from developing)
Do not wear any deodorant prior to your tan.
(Deodorant can cause under arms to go green)
Wear long hair tied up.
We provide you with a disposable hair net , G-string and foot protectors.
You are welcome to wear your on personal underwear.
Come with loose clothing so you can change into something after your tan, that will not leave lines and feel uncomfortable.
Wear open shoes so your feet are not going to get any disruption to tan development from foot wear.
After Tan care
It is important to leave your tan on for the recommended time. If you don't leave it on and wash it off to early your tan runs the risk of not developing enough to your desired colour. If you leave your tan on for much longer than the recommended time, then your tan may over develop and become much darker than you desired or even go throw off an orange tone.
(over development of tans is why they can go orange).
Once your recommended development time is up, you can shower off using warm water only.
Tip: (no soap) Soap is not recommended on the
first rinse, it can stop further development
and your tan reaching its full potential.
Rinse until water runs clear, then pat dry
Tip: It's a good idea to run your hands over
your body when rinsing, this can stop
any water run marks.
Don't panic if this should happen.
The next day you can wash with soap and
water and the water run marks should
You can moisturise the day after your tan.
Tip:Moisturising every day will help keep your
skin from drying out and help your tan
Tip: It is recommended to use a PH balanced body wash while you have a tan on,
this will help the tan fade nice and keep it on a lot longer.
Tip: To help your tan last longer use a moisturiser that has a gradual tanner in it.
Tip: Avoid chlorine pools, this can fade tans very quickly.